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. but first, republican senator john mccain who joins us from his home state of arizona. senator, president obama is set to announce a new economic plan this week that will reportedly center on tax cuts for business to boost hiring and investment. it sounds like something straight out of the republican play book. what is your reaction? >> well, my reaction is that we always like to see a dea deathbed conversion, but the fact is if we had done this kind of thing nearly a couple years ago we'd be in a lot better shape. they're just flailing around. every place i go in my state where people are hurting very badly, one of the major things that small business and large business people tell me is they want some kind of certainty. i run into c.p.a.s that say, "i can't tell my client exactly what they should do with their money or their future," because nobody knows when the next regulation going to come down, what are the taxes going to be. we tell them small businesses, there is a $600 -- every transaction over $600 now has to be reported to the i.r.s., thanks to obama-care. so, it isn't going to
spending and extending bush era tax cuts to help create jobs. joining us exclusively today to discuss their plan, house republican leader john boehner and congressman kevin mccarthy, who was the driving force behind the pledge. gentlemen, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> thank you for having me. >> chris: president obama says this is the worn-out philosophy of president bush in the pledge. you would extend tax cuts. congressman boehner, how does this show that the g.o.p. has changed since the last election? >> i think it's pretty clear if you look at what is going on in washington, with all the spending, all the debt, all the government take-overs and control. what this document is that we reject that. we want a smaller, less costly and more accountable government. and we go through and lay out specifics, whether it's spending, whether it's getting jobs going again in america, whether it's healthcare, national and border security, and the issue of reforming the way congress does its business. >> chris: let me get into specifics in a moment, but congressman mccarthy, a number of c
sensitive way possible. christine o'donnell canceled on us and another sunday show and her campaign citing exhaustion, saying it's overbooking. now you probably know of a day floating around of her in 1999 saying she dabbled in witchcraft. i mean, that's not going to help either of those, is it? >> well, look, if you say that things like not paying your federal income tax and getting slapped with a lien is unfactual, you're taking of the perspective, i'm going to ignore these. that is a legitimate campaign strategy. it depends on getting -- you know, depending on this wave of animosity toward president obama to get elected. i frankly think she made a smart decision not getting on the sunday shows this week. she shouldn't have accepted in the first place. she needs to talk to the people of delaware. it's delaware voters. it's not conservatives around the country is going to determine the outcome of this election. it will be delaware voters who determine it. there is as i say, resistance. when this woman wins a stunning upset. incidently, i didn't predict she wouldn't win. she won a stunning
us deep in the hole. it will be a long bat to get out of that deep of a recession. so we've had positive private sector job growth -- >> chris: i'll get to that. >> i don't think the unemployment rate will be coming down significantly anytime in the near future. >> it's now 9.6%. end of this year? >> look, i try to stay out of the forecasting games other than our official forecast. it's clear that the labor market is significantly weakened. has been for some time. we have to do everything we can to try to create jobs and get people back to work. >> chris: could it be 10% by the end of the year? >> as i say, i'm not going to speculate. we have official forecasts and we'll release them when they come out. we need to -- >> chris: you don't expect it to go down appreciably -- >> i don't expect it to go down appreciably. our forecast and other forecasts say the same thing. >> chris: you predicted the economy, g.d.p. would be 3% growth this year. in the second quarter it already dropped to 1.6%. what is your forecast now for the second half of this year? >> the forecast comes out and
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